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U.S. 30 in Nevada to close on Thursday and Monday nights for bridge construction work

JEFFERSON, Iowa – Sept. 26, 2023 – If you travel on U.S. 30 in Nevada you need to be aware of an upcoming bridge construction project that may slow down your trip.

On Thursday and Monday nights, Sept. 28, and Oct. 2, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., weather permitting, crews will place beams on the Story County Road S-14 bridge over U.S. 30. This will require closing roadway so crews can safely set bridge beams.

While U.S. 30 is closed you will follow a marked detour in Nevada using 610th Avenue/Southwest 18th Street, Lincoln Highway/Story County Road E-41, and South 19th Street (see map).

Help keep everyone on the road safer. Drive with caution, obey the posted speed limit and other signs in the work area, and be aware that traffic fines for moving violations are at least double in work zones. As in all work zones, you should stay alert, allow ample space between vehicles, and wear seat belts. 

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For general information about this project contact Jenny Hoskins, Iowa DOT Jefferson construction office, at 515-386-8166 or [email protected]


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